Tuktamysheva takes lead at worlds; Miyahara in third

Mar 26, 2015

Tuktamysheva takes lead at worlds; Miyahara in third

European title holder Elizaveta Tuktamysheva recorded the third highest ladies short program score in history Thursday as the 18-year-old took a commanding lead at the World Figure Skating Championships. The Russian dazzled the crowd to the rousing music of Maurice Ravel’s “Bolero,” opening with ...

Hanyu struggles in return to ice

Nov 8, 2014

Hanyu struggles in return to ice

Cup of China World and Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu got his season off to a disappointing start on Friday, when he was second in the men’s short program at the Cup of China, the third stop on this year’s ISU Grand Prix series. “In ...

Canada's Chan dignified in defeat

| Feb 16, 2014

Canada's Chan dignified in defeat

by Jack Gallagher

Canada’s Patrick Chan held a press conference on Saturday, the day after settling for the silver medal behind Yuzuru Hanyu. The three-time defending world champion is handling the disappointment remarkably well. “I am lucky I have people and my girlfriend to talk to,” he ...